Research assistant (f/m/diverse) SDGs / 2030 Agenda

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  • Studentische Hilfskraft
  • Bonn

Website German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) is one of the leading research institutes in international development policy. Through excellent research, consultancy and training, it contributes to finding answers to global challenges.


DIE is looking for a new
research assistant (f/m/diverse)
to support the research project “Implementing the 2030 Agenda: Integrating Growth, Environment, Equality and Governance” to start as soon as possible, limited until 30.06.2022 (with possibility of extension until 31.12.2022).


The assistant shall realize the following activities:
Data collection, organization and management
Support literature review and case studies desk research
literature database and reference management
Support other activities, e.g. organisation and implementation of expert events, data visualization, preparation of conference presentations

An advanced Master’s degree in progress, preferably in disciplines related to the project (e.g. economics, social science, environmental science, geography).
Strong data collection, organization and management skills;
Software skills: proficient user of MS Excel
Language requirements: proficiency in English, working knowledge of German
Experience in the systematic evaluation (coding) of text data is an advantage
Experience in scientific writing and literature review is an advantage
Knowledge of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as an understanding of governance and democracy issues in development is an advantage.

We offer:
an interesting job in an international working environment
integration into a team and insight into scientific project work
the usual pay for research assistants is 12.50 euros (with a bachelor’s degree) per hour
flexible working hours, by arrangement from 36 up to 72 hours per month.
This job offer is exclusively for enrolled students. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a master’s programme at a German University. Candidates who already have a master’s degree are unfortunately not eligible for formal reasons, even if they are enrolled in another master’s programme.

Please send your application documents with the subject” SDG project: research assistant position TK1&4″ including proof of enrolment by 11 September 2021 by e-mail to Dr. Anita Breuer (

In your application email, please confirm how long you will be enrolled at a German University and that you are based in Bonn or the vicinity and able to commute to the office. Please refrain from an application if you do not fulfil the above-mentioned criteria.

For further questions, please contact Dr. Anita Breuer.


Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn
Telefon +49 (0)228 94927-0, Telefax +49 (0)228 94927-130

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